[Mingw-users] Extract tar in windows ?

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Ran Shalit ransh****@gmail*****
Wed Apr 18 17:07:30 JST 2018


On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 10:00 AM, Eli Zaretskii <eliz****@gnu*****> wrote:
>> From: Ran Shalit <ransh****@gmail*****>
>> Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:23:13 +0300
>>
>> I would like to use specific linaro toolchain version 6.2.1:
>> https://releases.linaro.org/components/toolchain/binaries/6.2-2016.11/arm-linux-gnueabihf/
>>
>> gcc-linaro-6.2.1-2016.11-i686_arm-linux-gnueabi.tar.xz
>>
>> But trying to extract the folder in windows with 7z manager results in
>> complain about identical names (symbolic links probably).
>> Is there a simple way to extract it in windows ?
>
> Yes, use bsdtar.exe from libarchive.  There are Windows ports floating
> around.  I stopped using 7z completely since I have bsdtar, since the
> latter does everything the former can (everything I care about, that
> is), and is Free Software.  The version I use is here:
>
>   https://sourceforge.net/projects/ezwinports/files/libarchive-3.3.1-w32-bin.zip/download
>


I tried it not but it seems to fail as following:

C:\Program Files (x86)\GnuWin32\bin>bsdtar.exe -x
c:\linaro\gcc-linaro-6.2.1-2016.11-x86_64_arm-linux-gnueabihf.tar.xz
bsdtar.exe: Error opening archive: Failed to open '\\.\TAPE0': No such
file or directory


Thanks,
ranran

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